Tomas C. answered • 02/11/19

Math-CS major at UCSD for Math and Computer Science Tutoring

Suppose you invest x dollars now. At the end of 17 years at 8% a year, that amount will turn into roughly

x(1.08)^{17} ≈ 3.7x

You want

3.7x = 35268 ==> x = 9531

So investing around 10k today should do the job.